Sunday, 5 March 2017

From the Mad March Hare month!





Hello dear Fellow-Felters.........So it is March already! 

March is an appropriate title for this apparently 'Mad-March-Hare', whose had a little lacklustre performance on the Blog....My excuse....... being a way from home base too long!

Never fear dear Readers ! Do not be too downhearted as there is a lot of accumulated and exciting news from BFG..........
As you will see the Felters have been busy over the holidays [and beyond].

If you have been following our Facebook page you may also have gleaned a few new offerings.
Here are some of the members happenings ...a good start to the year of the Rooster 2017.... she crowed from the rooftop!

FEBRUARY MEETING


JANE DEMONSTRATED DORSET BUTTONS
........Just what we need to tizzy up a felted creation!
 




LATE LAST YEAR BFG INVESTED IN AN ASHFORD DRUM CARDER SO in 2017.............



Lee shows Dale how its done
Natalie blends two colours



THE GIRLS ARE WORKING VERY HARD ON OUR NEW MASCOT............

Denise and Natalie needle felt some feathers
....and Rosemary

...and Sue#2 as well!
Some of the beautiful results  
....and more






















BUT THE PEACOCK STILL REMAINED IN THIS STAE IN FEBRUARY.......


He was slowly coming along in anticipation of all those brilliant feathers!
...........and from the other side


SHOW AND TELL PRODUCED SOME EXCITING WORK FROM...........
Sue#2' - a preview to our 'Above and Below' exhibition in April
....created at the Pam MacGregor workshop in January
 

.....another teapot
   


.......and yet another teapot
 

.............a completed starfish from Colleen








MARCH MEETING

Kayleen demonstrates her Embossed Nuno felt scarf

Sue#1 and Kim observe



MORE COMPLETED WORK FOR THE 'ABOVE and BELOW' EXHIBITION..........











Diana's busy swans
Dale's vegetable exploration
Sue#2's w



      
Colleen's work



Kim's poetic offering

Sue#1 Ecosytem

Carol's humour shines through with her galahs 

Natalie's amazing nesting birds

........and another stylish teapot 
.......a split scene from Judith



......feathers are increasing in number
...and becoming more amazing


and ....DRUM ROLL.... The Peacock sans tail!...
[Could be part of the reason for the late BLOG dear friends........]
CHEERS UNTIL NEXT TIME









     



















Sunday, 29 January 2017

And there's more diversity from 2016......



                 
                   Sue #2 holds a stall
                            
                           Self portrait with Alfie was not left out - Sue#2



                                                                         Alice Springs Beanie Festival... basket making
 Sue#2
                           
                  Jean
Kerry
                            
Lorraine's achieves Life Membership
Rosemary models Penny's finally finished shadow felted jacket
Colleen's beautiful cuffs
Detail of cuffs
                   
Helen asks...Is it a hat?
Kayleen's stunning top made with silk hankies
Sue#2's silk hankie top

           
Penny's neck-pieces and Sue#2's vessels at Bunbury Regional Art Galleries Christmas shop.....add some more vessels and some hats from Sue#2










                 
MORE PICS FROM SOOSIE JOBSON'S MUTIPLE RESIST WORKSHOP HELD DECEMBER 2016
Colleen 'star -fishing'
Helen and Dale hard at work
Dale's starfish taking good shape
                 
Soosie's fancy hand-work shows us how .......
                   

Ren muses...it it a cactus or not?
Colleen discovers it stands!
                     

Just look what we did!...a mutli-coloured starfish population, a pod, some cacti, and a thingo!

Helen asks...another facet?
                                       

No Jean, not that mo...we like you as you are!

Kayleen gives her star lots of TLC
Look Lee's fish walks upright on all 5 legs!
                                       

Linda made hers small
Penny throwing her thingo!
                                     

Ren getting into corners
Val takes great care